Correlation Between Amazon and Home BancShares

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Can any of the company-specific risk be diversified away by investing in both Amazon and Home BancShares at the same time? Although using a correlation coefficient on its own may not help to predict future stock returns, this module helps to understand the diversifiable risk of combining Amazon and Home BancShares into the same portfolio, which is an essential part of the fundamental portfolio management process.
By analyzing existing cross correlation between Amazon Inc and Home BancShares, you can compare the effects of market volatilities on Amazon and Home BancShares and check how they will diversify away market risk if combined in the same portfolio for a given time horizon. You can also utilize pair trading strategies of matching a long position in Amazon with a short position of Home BancShares. Check out your portfolio center. Please also check ongoing floating volatility patterns of Amazon and Home BancShares.

Diversification Opportunities for Amazon and Home BancShares

-0.74
  Correlation Coefficient

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The 3 months correlation between Amazon and Home BancShares is -0.74. Overlapping area represents the amount of risk that can be diversified away by holding Amazon Inc and Home BancShares in the same portfolio, assuming nothing else is changed. The correlation between historical prices or returns on Home BancShares and Amazon is a relative statistical measure of the degree to which these equity instruments tend to move together. The correlation coefficient measures the extent to which returns on Amazon Inc are associated (or correlated) with Home BancShares. Values of the correlation coefficient range from -1 to +1, where. The correlation of zero (0) is possible when the price movement of Home BancShares has no effect on the direction of Amazon i.e., Amazon and Home BancShares go up and down completely randomly.

Pair Corralation between Amazon and Home BancShares

Given the investment horizon of 90 days Amazon Inc is expected to generate 2.68 times more return on investment than Home BancShares. However, Amazon is 2.68 times more volatile than Home BancShares. It trades about 0.05 of its potential returns per unit of risk. Home BancShares is currently generating about 0.12 per unit of risk. If you would invest  9,212  in Amazon Inc on September 3, 2022 and sell it today you would earn a total of  235.50  from holding Amazon Inc or generate 2.56% return on investment over 90 days.
Time Period3 Months [change]
DirectionMoves Against 
StrengthWeak
Accuracy100.0%
ValuesDaily Returns

Amazon Inc  vs.  Home BancShares

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Amazon Inc 
Amazon Performance
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Over the last 90 days Amazon Inc has generated negative risk-adjusted returns adding no value to investors with long positions. Despite weak performance in the last few months, the Stock's basic indicators remain quite persistent which may send shares a bit higher in January 2023. The latest mess may also be a sign of long-standing up-swing for the company institutional investors.

Amazon Price Channel

Home BancShares 
Home BancShares Performance
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Compared to the overall equity markets, risk-adjusted returns on investments in Home BancShares are ranked lower than 10 (%) of all global equities and portfolios over the last 90 days. Despite somewhat weak primary indicators, Home BancShares sustained solid returns over the last few months and may actually be approaching a breakup point.

Home BancShares Price Channel

Amazon and Home BancShares Volatility Contrast

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Pair Trading with Amazon and Home BancShares

The main advantage of trading using opposite Amazon and Home BancShares positions is that it hedges away some unsystematic risk. Because of two separate transactions, even if Amazon position performs unexpectedly, Home BancShares can make up some of the losses. Pair trading also minimizes risk from directional movements in the market. For example, if an entire industry or sector drops because of unexpected headlines, the short position in Home BancShares will offset losses from the drop in Home BancShares' long position.
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The idea behind Amazon Inc and Home BancShares pairs trading is to make the combined position market-neutral, meaning the overall market's direction will not affect its win or loss (or potential downside or upside). This can be achieved by designing a pairs trade with two highly correlated stocks or equities that operate in a similar space or sector, making it possible to obtain profits through simple and relatively low-risk investment.
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